Mental Health Act 2007 No 8
Historical version for 14 May 2013 to 30 August 2015 (accessed 8 July 2020 at 01:55) Current version
75   Notification to primary carer of initial detention
(1)  An authorised medical officer must, not later than 24 hours after a person is detained in a mental health facility, take all reasonably practicable steps to notify the primary carer of the person that the person is detained in the facility.
(2)  Notice need not be given if the person is discharged or classified as a voluntary patient within that period.